Subject: Re: XFree86, XKEYBOARD and wscons
To: None <Thilo.Manske@HEH.Uni-Oldenburg.DE>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/14/1998 13:36:32
On Sep 14, Thilo Manske wrote
> Hi there!
> My system runs NetBSD-current with wscons and a current (built friday)
> X setup (XFree86-3.3.2). I've been trying for hours now to change the X
> keymappings (to German layout) with little success: Changes in
> /etc/XF86Config didn't had any effect and xmodemaps generated with
> xkeycaps did not helped me either :-(

For some reason, the xkeyboard extention is compiled in, but not enabled by
default. You need to start your xserver with the command-line option '+kb'.
I've put this in my startx script.
Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.